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Going global with the Destinations Travel Expo

SAIT is helping students go global by hosting its annual Destinations Travel Expo with multiple travel-based vendors, games and prizes. The travel expo will take place on Thursday, April 14, from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Stan Grad atrium. “We want the whole campus to be there,” said …

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Look before you leap

Roughly seven years ago, then 14-year-old Rikki Hillmer was hit by a late model, full-sized pick-up truck while crossing 162 Ave. in Calgary’s southwest. Clad in black, not wearing her glasses and rushing for the bus on her way to school, she ventured across the divided roadway and caused an …

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Arts & Entertainment

Radio console from the Behind the Scenes tour at Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Often these kinds of furniture were supposed to make a statement in the home and meant a lot to the family. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/SAIT Polytechnic)
Entertainment

Travel back in time with the Glenbow Museum

Behind the Scenes tours offer a glimpse into the Glenbow’s eclectic archives The Glenbow Museum is now organizing themed Behind the Scenes events in which they take tour groups into their archives to show artifacts not commonly seen or exhibited on the main floors. “For Behind the Scenes events we …

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Sloan returns to Calgary on April 16 to play Marquee Beer Market & Stage. (Photo courtesy of Yep Roc Records)
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Two decades, one chord

Sloan returns to Calgary with the One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour It’s impossible to forget your first concert – not the Black Eyed Peas show at the Saddledome you dragged your parents to when you were nine, but your first real concert. Your first rock show, your first …

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RapSheet: East Coast

The east coast blew up this past month with new music and teasers from Royce Da 5’9”, Danny Brown and A$AP Twelvy. Fans are patiently waiting for April 15 to hear the new album, Layers, from Royce Da 5’9”. The Detroit rapper released a mixtape titled Trust The Shooter to …

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Hockey on the rocks

For the 13th consecutive year, the Rockers fell to the NHL Greats in the JUNO Cup, a hockey game played to celebrate Canada’s talent. It isn’t really about the game though; it’s for the fans (and that includes the musicians) of the hockey alumnus who show that they’ve still got …

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Peak Power Gym at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/SAIT Polytechnic)
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Putting in the work

Off-season training essential to success One of the most overlooked aspects of being a SAIT Trojans athlete is preparation in the off-season to come back in top condition for the upcoming season. Trojans athletes are not only preparing physically for the following season, but mentally as well. At Peak Power, …

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(Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT Polytechnic)
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Out with the old

One of Calgary’s oldest and most well- known venues, the Stampede Corral, could be closing to make room for a proposed expansion of the Calgary BMO Centre. The Stampede Corral opened in 1950, and since then, it has been the host of many of Calgary’s most historic teams and shows. …

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Look before you leap

Roughly seven years ago, then 14-year-old Rikki Hillmer was hit by a late model, full-sized pick-up truck while crossing 162 Ave. in Calgary’s southwest. Clad in black, not wearing her glasses and rushing for the bus on her way to school, she ventured across the divided roadway and caused an …

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Shoelace express

Pedestrian safety should be an utmost priority On average, more than one pedestrian has been hit by an automobile a day since the start of this year in Calgary alone. In a city of a million people, especially with such a strong driving culture, pedestrian fatalities are a sad fact …

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It’s the finals countdown

Finals season is almost upon us, and, as usual, it is riding into town on a wave of stress, anxiety and hopelessness. As with every other year, we ask ourselves why we even have finals at all. Are finals actually beneficial? Or do they simply cause stress in students? Danny …

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Lifestyle

A madeincalgary.org sticker is placed outside of Higher Ground coffeehouse in Kensington in Calgary on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The campaign is centred around identifying local businesses. (Photo by Dawn Gibson)
Lifestyle

Stickin’ it to the man

A home-grown initiative makes supporting local businesses easy Between a weak dollar and job scarcity, the Albertan economy can use all the help it can get. Thankfully, a new initiative is moving to keep money in our communities, stimulate the economy and support Calgary’s entrepreneurs. Founded by Travis Martin and …

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It’s the summer of ’16

The winter semester at SAIT is coming to an end, meaning summer is just around the corner, so what are some things that students can do over the break? Kaylin Martinsen a business administration student, will be attending the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. April 28, through May 1, many people …

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Fight stress off-campus

Final exams and fast-approaching deadlines have many students feeling overwhelmed as the semester nears its end. Take a break from your schoolwork to spend time de-stressing and enjoying some of the many activities Calgary has to offer. Calgary Climbing Centre The Calgary Climbing Centre (CCC) has three locations in the …

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